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Date Saturday  6/21/2014
End Date
Group Pikes Peak
Event Title Jake and Elwoods Long Loop
Start Time 12:00 AM
Status Complete
Leader Eric Hunter
Member Price Free
Available Participants 10
Type Trip
Trip Type Hike
Pace Moderate
Classification Moderate D
Trail Mileage 21
Elevation Gain 2700
Driving Distance


St Elmo, CO.

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This is a long loop trail that encircles Wildcat Gulch near St Elmo.  Do not be fooled as this is a very long hike and a huge undertaking.  Do not expect this day to be easy.  We will hike from the parking lot just outside St Elmo up Hancock Road past the townsites of Romley and Hancock and several mining history sites.  We will then hike the historic Alpine Tunnel Trail past "Jake and Elwoods Spring" and turn north on Tunnel Lake Trail to Tincup Pass Road.  We will then hike down the Tincup Pass Road back to St Elmo.  There will be minor time for photos and exploring.  Nat Geo Map 130.  200 mi.  21/2700’.  Register with leader. Eric Hunter or (719) 266-9647.